How Big Is The New Super Yacht Jeff Bezos Bought? It Has Its Own “Support Yacht,” Complete With Helipad.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, right along with American news anchor Lauren Sánchez poses for photographs during a blue carpet event organized by Amazon Prime Video in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

We’re not sure whether the term “Bezos big” has caught on but, if recent reports about Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’ purchasing habits are any indication, he’s reached a new level.

He reportedly has landed a big, new boat.

What happens when the world’s richest guy goes through a divorce and moves toward untethering his commitment to business (in February he stepped down as Amazon CEO)? It’s not too much of a reach to predict a jaw-dropping personal spending spree.

Forbes lists Bezos’ worth at $177 billion, so anything goes. And the boat? Nah, it’s a yacht. 

Wait, it’s described as a superyacht, a term that had to be used for “Bezos big” boats.

(As an aside, if Bezos is having a traditional midlife crisis, he may be able to lend a spending/helping hand to recently divorced, fellow-billionaire Bill Gates.)

Let’s take a look at what we know about the boat, per Business Insider.

Bezos went shopping at Oceanco, a Netherlands-based yacht-builder.

His superyacht comes complete with a “support yacht” — with a helipad.

And insidehook.com wrote: 

“Congratulations are in order to former Amazon CEO and current multi-billionaire Jeff Bezos, who is reportedly in the process of becoming the proud owner of a brand new custom superyacht. Congratulations are also in order to Jeff Bezos’ new yacht, which is also getting a new yacht of its very own.”

Other details from Insider include:

  • It’s a three-mast ship, but further details are unknown, even among those in the exclusive luxury boat world.
  • Bezos’ girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, is a helicopter pilot and Bezos has taken flying lessons. 
  • Bezos’s boat will be 127 meters in length. 

Bezos is not just sitting around, sulking and downsizing. Instead, he’s seemingly all-in for going “Bezos big.”

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